Ulster Covenant parade marches through Belfast

Marchers in the Ulster Covenant parade marching down Belfast's city centre
Marchers in the Ulster Covenant parade marching down Belfast's city centre Credit: ITV News

The Ulster Covenant parade is passing through Belfast's city centre. Thousands of unionists have turned out to watch the march. They are being watched by thousands of police officers - today is biggest policing operation the city has seen in over twenty years.

Marchers in the Ulster Covenant parade marching down Belfast's city centre
Marchers in the Ulster Covenant parade marching down Belfast's city centre Credit: ITV News

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